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CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52
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[Canada] Ontario Budget Leaves Millions In Tobacco Smugglers Pockets

2017 marks the 5th year since Ontario announced that it was "actively" looking into measures that were successfully implemented in other provinces, like Quebec. If anything, the budget will exacerbate the contraband problem by moving away from the predict
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Africa] The heterogeneous impact of a successful tobacco control campaign: a case study of Mauritius

These results suggest that tobacco control policies, including sizeable tax increases, were progressive in their impact. We conclude that tobacco use increases poverty and inequality, but stronger tobacco control policies can mitigate the impact of tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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[Slovenia] Hungary adopts TPD, but its regime remains the toughest in Europe

Hungary and Slovenia are the latest EU nations to introduce a tax on e-cigs. Hungary taxes all e-liquids regardless of nicotine level, at a rate per ml which will be increased in a few months. Although the e-liquid tax is in line with that in other EU co
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:17
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France leads the way with four (and counting!) innovative tobacco control measures in 2017

Since the beginning of the year, France has implemented a series of ground-breaking tobacco control measures - and signalled that more will come into force next year. .. These three new measures, plain packaging, the tobacco company revenue tax and the ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Mar 3, 2017 20:50
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44
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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.'
SooToday.com (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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[Asia, Kazakhstan] Alcohol, Tobacco Excise Duties to be Increased until 2019

The excise duties on alcohol and tobacco will be gradually increased by 2019. Excise duties will grow to 85 percent on alcohol, 219 on beer and 74 percent on tobacco products.
Astana Times (kz)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:30
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